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2010-03-10 06:55:00

Research into the long calls of male Orangutans in Borneo has given scientists new insight into how these solitary apes communicate through dense jungle.

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2009-12-21 13:25:00

Conservationists have warned that the world has less than 20 years left to save the orangutan.

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2009-12-10 10:30:30

Researchers' theory: An increase in population size may mean sounds used in mate competition need not travel as far as before; acoustic information extracted from songs could be useful population monitoring tool.

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2009-11-26 07:20:00

Veterinarians have been tracking three orangutans they implanted with tiny transmitters as part of efforts to protect the endangered primates once they reintroduce them to the wild, a Malaysian official said Monday.

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2009-11-16 09:33:06

Most of the linguistic functions in humans are controlled by the left cerebral hemisphere.

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2009-10-22 13:27:50

Wildlife conservationists say a boom in palm oil -- used extensively for biofuel and processed food like margarine -- has affected the jungles in Borneo, endangering the already declining orangutan populations.

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2009-10-14 09:00:00

After 15 years of research in the waters of the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans, scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society, the American Museum of Natural History, and an international coalition of organizations have unveiled the largest genetic study of humpback whale populations ever conducted in the Southern Hemisphere.

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2009-09-23 12:30:00

Seismic surveys used for oil and gas prospecting on the sea floor are a disturbance for the rare blue whales.

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2009-08-09 09:35:00

Although you wouldn't want one to balance your checkbook, dogs can count.

2009-08-07 08:58:27

Although you wouldn't want one to balance your checkbook, dogs can count. They also can understand more than 150 words and will intentionally deceive other dogs and people to get treats


Word of the Day
chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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